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Dale Rowland

Registered Psychologist

BPsychSc(hons), GCertHProfEd, Assoc MAPS

“Within dysfunction there is a function”

Meet Dale:

Dale is a registered psychologist who is nearing the end of a PhD in Clinical Psychology. He helps adults, older adults, adolescents, and families cope with difficult emotions, challenging behaviours, and relationship problems. Dale uses interventions with the best evidence to treat a range of mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, personality disorders, attachment, and relationship issues. Dale can provide a variety of assessments to help clarify diagnoses, gain a better understanding of client strengths and needs, and assist with applications for support and funding.

Dale’s research area is in digital mental health (see list of publications here), with a focus on the applications of mindfulness-based interventions using virtual reality. Dale has experiencing lecturing and tutoring both Psychology and First Peoples Health at Griffith University. Dale is a proud of his Aboriginal heritage and his connection to Biripi and Wiradjuri NSW.

How Dale can help you:

Dale practices with authenticity, non-judgement, empathy, and compassion to support others in reaching their goals and achieving their potential.  

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety disorders, specific phobias, and social anxiety
  • Mood and related disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, and dysthymia
  • Stress issues such as occupational burnout, adjustment, health concerns, pain, and sleep issues
  • Working with families and family systems
  • Emotional and coping difficulties
  • Self-compassion, self-care, and interpersonal communication
  • Personality and relationship concerns
  • Child-parent attachment and parenting skills training
  • Trauma/ PTSD
  • Cultural and identity issues

He is also available for:

  • Assessments of academic achievement, cognitive ability, neurodevelopmental and functional capacity, and personality assessments.
  • Psychological reports for funding and/or education support
  • Assessment and interventions with Aboriginal peoples.

Types of therapy used:

Dale applies an integrative approach that is informed by:

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotion-Focused and Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Motivational interviewing, supportive psychotherapy, and collaborative problem solving

Professional Associations:

  • Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society